Chandigarh, Oct. 21 -- Local favorite Ajeetesh Sandhu pipped Delhi's Rashid Khan in a photo-finish amid high drama much to the delight of the home crowd on the final day of the ~1.5 core Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2019 Presented by TAKE Solutions played at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Sunday.

Ajeetesh, playing at his home course, made a spectacular comeback in regulation play before coming through in a marathon playoff that lasted four extra holes.

It was a classical contest for the ages that saw Ajeetesh collect the winning cheque worth Rs. 24,24,750 that catapulted him from 48th to second position in the TATA Steel PGTI Order of Merit. Rashid Khan finished second.

Ajeetesh (66-69-67-66) and Rashid (71-64-67-66), the joint leaders af...